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Avon Police Find Two Who Damaged Little Free Library

Avon Police are looking for someone who damaged a Little Free Library at the Lake Wobegon Trail Head Park. The damage happened sometime between the late Monday to early Tuesday morning.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Have a ‘Spunktacular’ Time in Avon This Weekend

Two days of fun summer events will give you a chance to have a "spunktacular" time this weekend in Avon.

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Ernie and his wife Carol inside their home in Avon. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Ernie and his wife Carol inside their home in Avon. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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85-Year-Old Veteran From Avon Able to Return Home From Nursing Facility Thanks to State Initiative

An 85-year-old veteran in Avon was recently able to return to his home from a nursing facility after having his leg amputated, thanks to a state initiative. Ernie Opatz is one of more than 2,200 Minnesotans who have left nursing homes thanks to the Return to Community initiative.

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Blattner Energy Expanding Avon Headquarters

Blattner Energy Inc. is investing $6.2 million to expand and renovate its headquarters in Avon. Blattner Energy is planning a two-story, 20,296 square-foot expansion. It's expected to create 12 new jobs at the site. The project includes adding 75 new offices and work stations.

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Farm Equipment Sparks Grass Fire Near Avon

A grass fire burned two acres of land in Avon on Wednesday. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 4:45 p.m. at 39603 County Road 151 in Holding Township.

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Avon Beach, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Avon Beach, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Eurasian Watermilfoil Discovered in Middle Spunk Lake

Eurasian watermilfoil has been discovered growing in Middle Spunk Lake near Avon. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the nonnative, invasive aquatic plant was discovered rooted at various locations along the eastern side of the lake to a depth of nearly 12 feet.

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Your Town Tuesday: Avon Elementary Is A Growing School [VIDEO]

This week in our "Your Town Tuesday" series, we're featuring the town of Avon. The Avon elementary school is part of the Albany school district. Jean Weis-Clough has been the principal at the school for 15 years.

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Your Town Tuesday: Avon Mayor Says ‘Avon Estates’ Is Shovel Ready [VIDEO]

This week in our "Your Town Tuesday" series we're in the town of Avon. Avon is a growing community. They're at 1,418 people, and have added about 23 new residents in the last four years.

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Avon Beach, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Avon Beach, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Your Town Tuesday: The Unique People, Places, and Things of Avon [VIDEO]

"Your Town Tuesday" is in Avon this week spending a day at the beach. Find out what else we found.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Avon Kicking Off 24th Annual Spunktacular Days [PHOTOS]

The 24th annual Spunktacular Days in Avon kicked off on Friday night.

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